Dennis Raymond ‘Denny’ Fleming, 69


Dennis Raymond “Denny” Fleming, 69, passed away at his home on Aug. 10, 2019. He was born in Ames, Iowa, on April 17, 1950, to Rodney R. and Marguerite Meurer.

After graduating from Wilkes College with a bachelor’s degree, he married Linda S. Werdann on Sept. 6, 1975. In 1982, they acquired Monarch Roofing Company and continued to operate it until his retirement. He was a very generous individual, with a dry wit and excellent sense of humor. He loved poker and bridge, was avid golfer and enjoyed watching sports.

Fleming is survived by his wife of 44 years, Linda; his sister, Diane Fleming Streisel and her husband, Robert, of Toms River, N.J.; sister-in-law, Judith Ann Barber, and her husband, Theodore, of Hertford, N.C.; a niece, Tammy Barber Peterson and her husband, Michael; nephews Garret Streisel and his wife, Andrea, and Timothy Barber and his wife, Rachel; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. He loved his cocker spaniels, Molly, Maggie, Madison and Maribella.

A memorial service was to be held on Aug. 16, 2019, at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, Del., officiated by the Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Beebe Healthcare’s Cardiac Center; 424 Savannah Rd.; Lewes, DE 19958.